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Second Bison Goring of the Year Occurs in Yellowstone National Park

Second Bison Goring of the Year Occurs in Yellowstone National Park

The National Parks Service is reporting that the second bison goring of the year has occurred after 62-year-old Australian man sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries after getting within 3 to 5 feet of the bison, that was lying in the grass, to pose for a picture. The victim was tossed in the air several times […]

Lost Hikers Burn Clothes In Desperation

Lost Hikers Burn Clothes at Red River Gorge

Four hikers at Red River Gorge were unable to find their way back to their car after dark and burnt their clothes in desperation. The trip started as a daytime hike, but the hikers became lost and could not see when night fell. Then at 10:30, Monday night, their 9-1-1 call for help came in: “911 what’s […]

Derrick Lytle: StateScapes: Nevada – A Time-Lapse Short

Derrick Lytle: StateScapes: Nevada – A Time-Lapse Short

Alpine Science got to catch up with Derrick Lytle over the weekend to discuss his latest time lapse short: StateScapes: Nevada, which you can view below. Derrick Lytle is a time lapse photographer from Southern Nevada and is currently traveling the southwest. Be sure to check Derrick out on Instagram and on Facebook. Alpine Science Chats With […]

Glen Van Peski of Gossamer Gear at Adventure 16

Glen Van Peski of Gossamer Gear at Adventure 16

Alpine Science wants to give a big shout out and thanks to Glen Van Peski of Gossamer Gear and Adventure 16 for hosting the Ultralight Backpacking Clinic last night! Lots of great info and a great turn out! Thank you, thank you, thank you! It was great to say hi to Glen and we really appreciate […]

Yellowstone Bison Gores Exchange Student

Yellowstone Bison

The National Parks Service is reporting that a 16 year old Taiwanese female exchange student sustained serious, but not life threatening injuries resulting from an encounter in Yellowstone National Park while posing for a picture in front of a Bison. The incident occurred near Old Faithful shortly after noon on Friday. The exchange student and her host family […]